When & Where Mongolia Naadam is all over Mongolia in the Midsomer holiday of July 11-13th these can sometimes vary, however the best is in the capital; Ulan Batar (Ulaanbaatar in Mongolian). Inner Mongolia in China also celebrate this festival in July the best place to go is Hohhot.
History Nadaam and it's traditional games are believed to be almost two thousand years old but the festival as it exists today is to commerate the 1921 revolution when Mongolia declared itself a free country.
What to expect Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery. Another Naadam activity is a game using shagai (sheep knuckles) that serve as game pieces and tokens of both divination and friendship. Traditional Mongolian singing. The wrestling has no time limit and the most famous wrestler choses his opponent.
Accommodation Ulaanbaatar has execllent budget accommodation & quality Hotels here.
Getting there Book a flight into Ulaanbaatar international airport here